I've got the backs off them just now anyway, so will check continuity as you said - especially the back harness. Likely the 'heater elements' usually thin wires than run under the seat's cover that heat up when voltage is applied, which then heats the seat have a crack in them somewhere, which needs reconnected. It was made by a different manufacturer than the original 00 seat maker and I don't think the padding is as good as the oem 00 seat. If not, you have an electrical problem. When my seat heater failed, the switch also would not light most of the time, but the problem was in the heater grid in all three instances yes, three! At seat temp below 30°C, there should be continuity between pin 2 and 3. If so, here's testing procedures from the alldatadiy. Step 6 - Put Everything Back You can now put the seat back together.
If you are out of warranty, they can still fix it. The most common problem with a heated car seat is that the heater element breaks. All the following steps are necessary: Two loops of stiff, heavy wire secure the front of the seat cover to a small diameter bar at the front of the seat. Thanks in advance for your help. Sure would have been nice if the connector on the grip wire had been someplace close to the grip rather than buried in the bowels of the bike, it would have made life a lot simpler! They both have seperate supplies from the switch, and both the seats, and the switch illuminations have different earth points.
You will see the element on the back of the seat. They are independent publications and are not affiliated with or endorsed by or. Id like to get it fixed cause nebraska winters are quite cold and there is nothing worse than hoping into a cold truck and driving with cold leather seats. This is because the heating wire that heats car seats is usually small and quite fragile, making it susceptible to breakage over time. Honda Help Desk, their Tech people and 2 dealers have been great to deal with but nobody can figure out the propblem. James-our inhouse service advisor would more about that.
However, checking the seat heater element requires taking the car seat apart, so you should begin by checking for other problems, working your way to the seat heater element as a last resort. Honda Help Desk, their Tech people and 2 dealers have been great to deal with but nobody can figure out the propblem. When I ordered the new grip, I also ordered a spare heater control as wll just for good measure in case I still have problems. All of this said if are not familiar with the anatomy of a modern-ish automotive seat, and how things go together then I suggest that you approach this job with extreme caution: there is a seam deploy airbag in the seat, and I would hate to see one of these guys go off because of an incorrect signal. If you can find one, you would pay much less at a salvage junk yard. From what I am reading if the element is sewn into the cover then changing covers will do me no good, because the good element will be in the wrong color of cover. The tech called on Fri.
In addition to the fuses, there is a relay that feeds the system. If so, you probably won't have to remove the rest of the seat cover. However the left side motor tries to work. As of today, not even switch lights work. Material may not be copied or reprinted without written permission. Lastly: bust out the shopvac because there is a bunch of yuck that needs to be removed from below the seat and below the leather. On the seat base plug, At seat temp below 30°C, there should be continuity between pin 1 and 3.
I wrote to Honda, but no consideration given, even though the warranty finished in August, and of course I wasn't using teh heating system at that time! I covered the scraped spots with hot melt glue to protect them from further damage. You will need to move the seat while you're working on removing the base leather. The Aero heater element was buried more deeply than that on the 91. The Seat module switches the power to the heating elements. Each seat seems to have two halves to the heater circuit. None of the heated seats were working until last weekend I had 3 passengers and the back seat 2 passengers turned on their heated seats and said they were working.
The heating element is equipped with adhesive. Heater switch on side did work though, yellow light came on2. And please check and double check the fuse. Use a voltmeter to check the voltage on each side of the switch. Don't get carried away with tape, as it won't conduct heat. What was the part number or what model Jeep was the heater for.
The elements are integrated into the cover. Start with the forward most adhesive strip, and work your way rear-ward. There's one at the front of the U curvature not on the Aero seats, I think , one on each side toward the front, one on each side midway back and one at each side toward the back. Also, since it sits under the existing heater is there a noticeable difference in the heat compared to the old heater? Another thing to point out is that since the new grid installed under the old one, the seat temperature was not as warm. This is really doing my head in and has wasted over two weeks of fiddling in my spare time.